DIRECTIONS AND PARKING
To get to the State House from I-95, take Exit 30 and travel east on route 202 (Western Avenue). After Friendly's Restaurant, and just before Dunkin' Donuts, turn right onto Sewall Street, then left at the light, onto Capitol Street. The State House is located at the intersection of State and Capitol streets. See parking information below.
Free public parking is located in front of the Cross Office Building, accessible from Sewall Street, and in the multilevel parking garage on the corner of Capitol and Sewell Streets (see tan areas blocked off on the map above). There are several additional smaller lots, northeast of the parking garage, near the Blaine House, on Wade and Grove Streets.
Handicapped parking spaces are located between the State House and the Cross Office Building and on the Capitol Street side of the west entrance. There are additional spaces on the lower levels of the parking garage and near the north end of the Cross Office Building lot. The public entrance to the State House is on the back, facing the Cross Office Building. The State House may also be accessed through the connecting tunnel from inside the Cross Office Building. There are elevators at all levels. Please check at the Information Desk just inside the public entrance if you have any questions.
SERVICES FOR THE DISABLED
ASL interpreters are available for the hearing impaired ---?---.
Tours for visitors or students are available from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information and scheduling call (207) 287-2301.
A complete inventory of historical portraits found throughout the State House is kept in the collection of the Law and Legislative Reference Library. It is included in their online catalog. Information about the portraits found in the Library is available on their website.
ARTS IN THE CAPITOL
Arts in the Capitol is a rotating exhibit of work from Maine's visual artists. It is administered by the Maine Arts Commission. Work is exhibited in the State House, Cross Office Building, the Blaine House and the offices of the Maine Arts Commission.
Now on display in the first floor lobby of the State House is "A Matter of Perception 2005 : Fifth Juried Exhibition by Artists with Disabilities".